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Dynamics 365 Business Central gains momentum: reporting from Directions EMEA 2019

Microsoft Dynamics 365 is now a billion dollar business platform, growing 45% year over year, and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, the ERP platform LS Central is built on, largely ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
How to reduce employee turnover in your restaurant

5,864 US dollars. That’s how much every single employee that leaves your restaurant costs you, according to an estimate by the Center for Hospitality Research at Cornell that accounts for ...

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How to select a POS for your travel retail business: five points to consider

Picture the scene. Over 1,200 passengers have boarded your ferry, crossing from Gedser, Denmark to Rostock, Germany.

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The restaurant experience (R)evolution. Driving a more modern guest experience with technology

From automation, to delivery disruption, to the meat-free movement and more, the restaurant industry has been going through times of utter change. It’s the ultimate all-you-can-eat-buffet, ...

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LS Central 14.00: more functionalities

Version 14.00 of LS Central, our unified commerce system for retail and hospitality, was released on June 6th, 2019. Let’s take a look at what’s new in the platform.

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By Eric Miller -
Five top tips to managing a successful POS implementation in a large restaurant chain

What do you think of when you hear the words ‘new point of sale (POS) system implementation’? Does the idea fill you with dread, or have you had a positive experience?  As one of our ...

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Thinking big with LS Central and unified commerce

Retail is not dead – but it is changing. Lines between industries like retail, hospitality and entertainment are blurring, and experiences are replacing possessions in consumers’ minds.

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Stay close to your customers using heart, intelligence, and unified commerce

There is much talk about the increasingly big role technology plays in retail. Some see this as an opportunity; other are afraid that technology will make our world cold, impersonal –boring.

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By Randy Haar -
How technology can help your restaurant franchise brand open outlets faster

A large fast-food restaurant chain is in the process of opening up a new franchise. It’s a big upfront investment for the franchisee owners, and everybody wants to get the restaurant open ...

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LS Central 13.04: improved restaurant planning and table management, enhanced mobile inventory and LS Activity

The latest version of LS Central was released on March 21. Here is a rundown of the most relevant changes and of the new functionality now available in the system.

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By Giada Pezzini -
5 reasons why attending on-site industry conferences still makes sense in 2019

Technology has given us access to more ways to learn, connect and collaborate than ever before. With resources like online videos, webinars, podcasts, blogs and videoconferencing at the tip ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
Microsoft Dynamics 365: what it is, who it’s for, and why it matters

In today’s fast-paced retail environment, productivity is critical to success. Yet, too many businesses are still using yesterday’s tools – and unsurprisingly, they are finding it harder ...

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By Joerg Schmikale -
How flexible software solutions can help your restaurant survive during times of uncertainty

“We’re living in difficult times,” says the CEO during the quarterly staff meeting. “But,” he continues, “if we work even harder and display great teamwork, we’ll manage”. Does this sound ...